Although recent rains have helped to improve drought conditions, especially in Western New York State, all of New York State remains under a drought watch.

Portions of New York State have a long term precipitation deficit of up to 16” since Nov. 1, 2015. A sustained period of near-normal precipitation will be necessary to return to normal levels of water availability. For the latest updates on drought conditions, go to the current conditions webpage. Visit the Saving Water Makes Good Sense webpage for tips on saving water.

A sustained period of near-normal precipitation will be necessary to return to normal levels of water availability. For the latest updates on drought conditions, go to the current conditions webpage. Visit the Saving Water Makes Good Sense webpage for tips on saving water.